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Hello everybody,

In my requirements there is just "128-bit encryption at a minimum" mentioned about security. And availability five nines.

Question is: should I show in my deployment diagram a firewall ? And if yes, should the firewall have a hot standby?

Thank you.

Stephan
 
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Stefan Nicol wrote:Question is: should I show in my deployment diagram a firewall ? And if yes, should the firewall have a hot standby?



Yes deployment diagram should show firewall if you do have one. For HA purposes, I personally say have at least 2 of everything.
 
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Stefan Nicol wrote:Hello everybody,

In my requirements there is just "128-bit encryption at a minimum" mentioned about security. And availability five nines.

Question is: should I show in my deployment diagram a firewall ? And if yes, should the firewall have a hot standby?

Thank you.

Stephan



Hi, Stephan,

What do you think?

I would say HA means more than one of the same, 128-bit encryption most surely means SSL (https:// for the protocol), and a firewall that only allows incoming traffic on certain ports is certainly like a boon in that scenario.

With best regards,

Anton.
 
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